21 year old cruiserweight Ryad Merhy is, along with Bilal Laggoune, probably one of the most talented boxers in Belgium.
After his amateur career he went to America training during the day and working in a restaurant in the evening. After one year he came back to Belgium and turned pro under the banner of team Vanackère-Duvinage.
Merhy is now 5-0 with 4 inside the distance and is scheduled to have a busy 2014. His next fight is on the undercard of the IBF final eliminator between Alex Miskirtchian and French Sofiane Takoucht on Jan 11, 2014 in the Country Hall of Liège, Belgium. It’s an organisation of 12 Rounds Promotion. Merhy will face Patrick Berger of 4 rounds.
On this quality show will also fight Bilal Laggoune over 6 rounds against Tamas Bajzath. Laggoune is then scheduled to fight for a WBC regional title early next year.
Geoffrey Battelo is in with French Mathieu Monnier and WBC Youth heavyweight champion Herve Hubeaux is having a 4 rounder.
Female Sanae Jah is having a rematch with Sandy Coget whom she defeated by majority decision in her last fight.